John Knicely Bio, Wiki, Age, Wife, WOWT, Net Worth, Salary, and Facebook

John Knicely Bio, Wiki

John Knicely is an American News Anchor/Reporter working for WOWT-TV (NBC Affiliate) in Omaha, Nebraska. He re-joined the station in May 1992.

John Knicely Age, Birthday

Knicely is 70 years old as of 2021. He was born on was born December 7, 1951, in Sidney, Nebraska, United States. He celebrates his birthday on the 7th of December every year.

John Knicely Height, measurements

Knicely stands at a height of approximately 5 feet 7 inches (1.70 m).

John Knicely Family

Knicely has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight hence he has not disclosed any information about his parents. It is also not known if Knicely has any siblings.

John Knicely Wife, married

Knicely is married to his lovely spouse, Sue. Much information regarding Knicely and his wife is unknown at the moment, but we will update any information once it is available to the limelight.

John Knicely Children, Grandchildren, daughter

Knicely and his wife, Sue, take great pride in being mom and dad to their 5 children; Krista (firstborn), John Ryan (secondborn), Mitchell (thirdborn), and then identical twins, Grant and Spencer. Knicely said that it was funny watching his children grow up and having them realize that not everyone’s father is on television. Knicely and Sue also feel proud of being grandma and grandpa to their 6 grandchildren, whose identities are currently under review. 

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John Knicely Net Worth

Knicely has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million-$5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a News Anchor/Reporter.

John Knicely Salary

Knicely earns an annual salary ranging from $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.

John Knicely Career

Knicely serves at WOWT-TV (NBC Affiliate) in Omaha, Nebraska as a News Anchor. He serves as a live co-anchor at 4 pm, 5 pm, 6:30 pm, and 10 pm nightly on WOWT 6 News. This is Knicely’s second stint at WOWT. He worked for WOWT-TV as a sportscaster from the year 1974 to the year 1981. From there, he moved from Omaha to St. Louis to work for KTVI-TV (the ABC affiliate) as a sportscaster. After that, he moved back to Omaha in May of 1984, but this time to work for KETV (ABC affiliate). In May of 1992, he returned back home to WOWT — east or west home is the best! He is now thrilled to be working with the WOWT news team. He feels it’s his best place to be.

Since joining WOWT-TV, he has become a favorite in the community via his “Knicely Done” and “John at Work” news features. Knicely has given viewers a unique behind-the-scenes perspective via his reporter-involved segments, over the years. The segments have included; joining TV tower repairmen at 1,200 feet, sky diving, riding an Olympic bobsled, working construction on West Dodge Expressway and the First National Tower, a daredevil stunt plane ride. Also, serving as a middle school principal and performing on stage at the Omaha Playhouse. 

When it comes to his education, Knicely is a proud 1974 grad of the University of Nebraska Lincoln School of Broadcast Journalism. Throughout his career, he has earned multiple awards, including the Journalism Alumni Award of Excellence from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Knicely involves himself actively in the community and emcees a variety of charity events annually. When he is not working, he likes being active in his church and sits on the Fellowship of Christian Athletes State Board. Also, he serves as a teacher of Sunday school to 5th- and 6th-graders.

John Knicely Retirement

Knicely has not yet retired, he is still working for WOWT as an Evening News Anchor.

John Knicely Social Media Platforms

Knicely is active on his social media accounts and is often seen posting on his Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. He has over 9400 followers on Facebook.

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